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Harbor Star reports modest increase in first-semester income

Harbor Star reports modest increase in first-semester income

Aug. 17 | Harbor Star Shipping Services assists more than 5,500 vessels per year throughout the Philippines. Photo from harborstar.com.ph Harbor Star Shipping Services, Inc. (HSSSI) reported a service income of P678.3 million for the first half of 2019, a 4% increase...

Truck drivers to undergo discipline training

Truck drivers to undergo discipline training

Jul. 31 | Manila Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso in a meeting with truckers’ associations on July 30. Photo from Manila Public Information Office. Truckers will conduct training for their drivers in response to Manila Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno”...

ICTSI Manila continues equipment roll-out

ICTSI Manila continues equipment roll-out

Jul. 24 | International Container Terminal Services, Inc. recently received delivery of brand new port equipment for its flagship Manila International Container Terminal. Photo shows delivery of a new ship-to-shore crane last 26 June, to be deployed at MICT’s...

Local ships ordered to give way to those carrying perishables during emergencies

Local ships ordered to give way to those carrying perishables during emergencies

Mar. 26 | All domestic shipping vessels must assist and accommodate ships carrying perishable goods during national emergencies such as port congestion, weather disturbance, or other natural calamities to allow the quick loading and unloading of these goods at...

Build the ecosystem

Build the ecosystem

Mar. 3 | One of the questions raised during the recently concluded 10th Philippine Ports and Shipping 2019 seemed easier to answer than it actually is: why did the Davao-Bitung RORO route not take off?   It’s easy to point at how the route proved to be...

PPA: 20.8% of planned 2018 port projects completed by Oct

PPA: 20.8% of planned 2018 port projects completed by Oct

Jan. 8 | In the first 10 months of 2018, the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) completed 31 out of its 149 planned projects nationwide aimed at improving the capacity, service standards, and efficiency of ports. In its performance report as of October 2018, PPA...

PPA Jan-Oct income inched up 0.28% as port rehabilitation costs soared

PPA Jan-Oct income inched up 0.28% as port rehabilitation costs soared

Nov. 28 | The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) recorded a modest increase in net income in the first 10 months of 2018, owing to higher revenues boosted by an increase in cargo and vessel traffic, and adjustments in tariff rates. In its 10-month performance report,...

BOC to require shipping lines to open more depots

BOC to require shipping lines to open more depots

Nov. 20 | Image courtesy of Sailom at FreeDigitalPhotos.net The Bureau of Customs is looking to require international shipping lines to open more container depots. This is one of the measures being eyed by government to help address the persistent problem of empty...

DOTr, PPA: trucking holiday not effective, only 8% of trucks in Manila ports joined

DOTr, PPA: trucking holiday not effective, only 8% of trucks in Manila ports joined

Nov. 20 | Department of Transportation OIC Undersecretary for Maritime Fernando Juan Perez (left) and Philippine Ports Authority general manager Atty Jay Daniel Santiago at a Nov 19 press conference. The Department of Transportation (DOTr) and Philippine Ports...

Batangas Container Terminal handles record 200,00th-TEU cargo

Batangas Container Terminal handles record 200,00th-TEU cargo

Nov. 18 | Photo shows Asian Terminals Inc (ATI) officers, led by executive vice president William Khoury (4th from right), presenting a commemorative plaques to Sealand–a Maersk Company managing director Klaus Nielsen (5th from left) and Bureau of Customs-Batangas...